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Claudia and David (1946)

Follow-up to hit film Claudia (1943) finds title characters (Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young) dealing with the ups and downs of marriage and parenthood in their rural Connecticut town. ... See full summary »

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Walter Lang

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Vera Caspary (adaptation), Rose Franken (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Dorothy McGuire ... Claudia Naughton
Robert Young ... David Naughton
Mary Astor ... Elizabeth Van Doren
John Sutton ... Phil Dexter
Gail Patrick ... Julia Naughton
Rose Hobart ... Edith Dexter
Harry Davenport ... Dr. Harry
Florence Bates ... Nancy Riddle
Jerome Cowan ... Brian O'Toole
Elsa Janssen ... Bertha
Frank Tweddell Frank Tweddell ... Fritz
Anthony Sydes Anthony Sydes ... Bobby
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Follow-up to hit film Claudia (1943) finds title characters (Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young) dealing with the ups and downs of marriage and parenthood in their rural Connecticut town. Illness, accidents, and jealousy plague the young couple as they learn to weather life. Written by Ed Lorusso

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cláudia e David See more »

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Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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This 1946 sequel, three years after the original film, shows that the Connecticut farm now has electricity but they drive the same old station wagon. See more »

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Charming lightweight comedy/drama
15 January 2005 | by robertshort_3See all my reviews

This 1946 sequel to the 1943 film "Claudia" depends largely on the charm of its stars Dorothy McGuire and Robert Young, and on that score it succeeds beautifully. Based on the popular 1940's novel by Rose Franken (who also wrote the screenplay) "Claudia and David" proves to be a brief, albeit good adaptation. There's nothing particularly thrilling or exciting in the story. It's more a quiet comedy with some dramatic elements, as it follows the trials and tribulations of this young married couple with a young child, as they experience life on their Connecticut farm. All in all, nothing spectacular, but quite worthwhile; the type of movie that is perfect for a rainy Saturday afternoon.


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